The Office of the Prime Minister of Belize has announced the death of Rt. Hon. Sir Manuel Esquivel, former Prime Minister.
Sir Manuel served as Belize’s second prime minister under the United Democratic Party from 1984-1989 and served another term from 1993-1998, the announcement on Friday said.
It noted that Sir Manuel was appointed to Her Majesty’s Privy Council by Queen Elizabeth II in 1986 and conferred the title Right Honourable.
“The Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño and the Government of Belize express condolences to the family and friends of Sir Manuel Esquivel. Details of his memorial service will be shared at a later date,” the statement said.